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Feb 16, 2013 11:55am EST
creates jobs, but i do believe it's our role to create an environment that encourages investment. jobs are created when people are willing to risk capital. we want tennessee to be as low of a risk as possible. to provide certainty to businesses, we overhauled our tort laws. to build on those efforts, this year we're proposing legislation to reform our worker's compensation laws. during my first year in office, i held business roundtables across the state where we heard from businesses over and over that worker's comp is an issue in tennessee. we spent last year working with stakeholders to find ways to improve our system with a focus on fairness to both the employee and employer, and we believe the worker's comp bill we're proposing does just that. there are a lot of reasons for people to come to our state. from blues on beale street to racing in bristol; from dollywood and the great smoky mountain national park, to market square in knoxville, to the chattanooga aquarium, to the grand ole opry in nashville and thousands of places in between. in tennessee, tourism equals jobs. [ap
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